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Boxing club launched at Brixton Rec following campaign

By Owen Pinnell A boxing club is to be launched at the Brixton Recreation Centre (Rec) following a successful community campaign. The club was given the go-ahead...

Brixton’s Lady Topcats runners-up at National Basketball Trophy Final

The Lady Topcats basketball team, based at Brixton Recreation Centre, have narrowly missed out on a national title after a thrilling final against Leeds...

Brixton Rec – how do you want your leisure centre?

Swimmers, climbers, basketball players, parents and anyone else who uses the Brixton Rec will get the chance to share what they think should be improved at...

Steadman Scott and Afewee win fight for boxing club at Brixton...

Local football coach Steadman Scott and his club Afewee have won their year-long fight to get a boxing club started at the Brixton Recreation...

Memories of Mandela

Struggling through the crowds and jumping up onto a market stall to get a good look at a grey-haired man in African dress, far...

Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…

Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during...

Petition set up for Brixton Rec boxing club

Brixton residents have set up a petition to put pressure on the council and Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) to allow a boxing club to...

Two screenings announced for Brixton film Uncle Steadman

UPDATE: Sadly tonight's screening at the Loughborough Community Centre has been postponed due to the poor weather. The showing at Brixton Rec on October...

Q&A: Stuart Everitt, director of Uncle Steadman

"A ghetto environment is a very good environment to be brought up in. We are not bad persons. We are leaders. It's just the...

Pool reopens at the Rec

Brixton swimmers will no longer have to forgo their morning swim - the pool at the Rec is open again after gas faults meant...

BRIX PICKS: June 17th – 23rd

Monday Brixton Rec offers a full timetable of Monday fitness classes designed to get your week off to a fit and healthy start. Choose...

BRIX & MORTAR: Brixton Rec

Written by Barney Evison, arts co-editor, as part of Brix & Mortar: a celebration of Brixton's unique landmarks The Brixton Rec plays a hugely important role...

AJ Carter wins his first professional fight

A.J. Carter (centre) with supporters; Pic by Stuart Everitt A young boxer from Brixton won every round of a four-bout contest in Essex last night...

Brixton boxer: A.J.Carter

The young Brixton boxer AJ Carter has just won his first professional boxing match. On the sidelines of the Brixton Rec indoor football pitch,...

Brixton Recreation Centre architect George Finch dies

The Lambeth architect behind the  Brixton Rec, George Finch, has died aged 83. Finch designed the iconic Recreation Centre, as well as Lambeth Towers, Kennington...

Public consultation over Future Brixton plan launched today

A public consultation on a planning document which will define the future landscape of Brixton starts today (Monday). The draft version of the Supplementary Planning...

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